Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier

Royal Opera House

  • Booking until: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
  • Running time: 4 hours 30 minutes
Der Rosenkavalier description

Andris Nelsons conducts two starry casts including Renée Fleming, Alice Coote and Rachel Willis-Sørensen in Robert Carsen’s new production of Richard Strauss’s charming operatic comedy.

The Marschallin has a young lover, Octavian – but she knows that their love will end. Together with Octavian, she plots to save the beautiful young Sophie von Faninal from a loveless marriage to the boorish Baron Ochs.

By disguising himself as a serving wench, Octavian manages to pique the lecherous Ochs’s attentions. At a tavern he carefully arranges it so that Sophie’s father discovers Ochs’s philandering ways – leaving her free to marry Octavian. The Marschallin graciously gives her blessing to the match.

Playing at Royal Opera House

Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD (venue info)

Royal Opera House Directions

Important information

Sung in German with English surtitles.

Performance Times
Mon -
Tue 18:00
Wed 18:00
Thu 18:00
Fri -
Sat 18:00
Sun 15:00